We are happy to announce that the 2017 Channel Network Conference of the International Biometric Society (IBS) will take place at Hasselt University, Campus Diepenbeek, Belgium. This biennual conference is organized by the IBS regions Belgium, France, Great-Britain/Ireland and the Netherlands. This conference aims at gathering biostatisticians to discuss the newest statistical methodology for the analysis of biological and medical data. It is a 3-day conference with 2 courses, invited and contributed sessions. Usually, around 150 researchers from both academia and industry participate in the conference. The previous edition was in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
We are proud to announce that Peter Diggle will be the keynote speaker. In addition, we will have three invited guest speakers with sessions on:
- High-dimensional Bayesian variable selection by Alex Lewin
- Analysis of human growth by Sophie Swinkels
- Neuroimaging by John Aston
Carel Peeters and Wessel van Wieringen will be teaching a course on network modelling for high-dimensional data, and a a course on targeted minimum loss based estimation by Sherri Rose.
Finally, the last afternoon a plenary session will be given by Rebecca DerSimonian.
Registration includes conference material, lunches, coffee/tea, and the social event.
- Abstracts for posters and contributed talks: 31 January 2017
- Early bird registration: 7 March 2017
- Final registration: 14 April 2017